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how long can i wait with steatorrhea to see if it goes away without seeing a doctor

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Go get checked: Steathoreea can be a sign of serious disease , go and check your doc asap.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Yen
19 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Soon: Fatigue and steatorrhea can be a sign of an intestinal disorder such as celiac or crohn's disease. Pancreatic insufficiency is also a possible cause a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Not really: If you truly have steatorrhea (fat malabsorption) the cause needs to be addressed. Pancreatic insufficiency or small intestinal diseases would be the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: When you go to the doctor, describe your symptoms, not the diagnosis you came up with. for good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, ... Read More
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Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 years experience Gynecology
2-3 weeks: Many people experience bloating that comes and goes depending on what you eat, changes in activity, or hormone changes. If you cannot explain the blo ... Read More
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Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Back pain: Most back pain will go away on its own, but it can take anywhere from 1 to 6 weeks. If you can still get around, you'll probably be ok with just otc i ... Read More
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Dr. Gregg Albers
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Drug abuse: The longer you use any drug or alcohol, the more dependent you become and the harder it is to end your use. The question should be how soon can you s ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends : If you are of menopausal age, it can probably wait until your next scheduled appt. If you are younger than that, a few months. Do a pregnancy test. An ... Read More
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
38 years experience Neonatology
Depends: If baby appears unusually irritable, then take baby to pediatrician more urgently. Sometimes colic can affect little ones and they will settle with wa ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on your level of pain tolerance and how long you have had the pain. Have you been seen b4? Any trauma? Any fever? Any numbness in your fee ... Read More
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